It doesn’t hurt to leave browser choice up to user: analyst

Microsoft's predominance in the browser space has been slowly eroding over the years, with Firefox, Apple's Safari and Opera encroaching on the once near-ubiquitous Internet ExplorerIT departments choosing between them have to be

Published on: February 15th, 2007 Poonam Khanna

A standard form of confusion

Think of it: in how many fields outside of IT does the maker of your tools want control over what you make with those tools? The maker of your old typewriter never asked

Published on: February 2nd, 2007 Evan Leibovitch

HP, Microsoft sign US$300M enterprise agreement

Microsoft and HP have announced a three-year agreement to spend US$300 million creating integrated hardware and software products aimed at corporate enterprisesThe companies said their partnership would touch on five different product areas

Published on: January 12th, 2007 Shane Schick

Microsoft previews Dynamics CRM

Data Management Microsoft debuts muiltitenant CRM Microsoft announced that it is previewing the release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM - code-named “Titan.” This version introduces a multitenant architecture and uses a single code base

Published on: January 11th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The channel weighs in on MS-Novell update

According to a study published by Microsoft and Novell, more than 90 per cent of their customers favour their recent agreement, but the degree of heterogeneity in enterprise IT environments may make the

Published on: December 14th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Halifax engineering firm outsources to Bell Aliant

In an effort to centralize the ICT aspects of their sprawling operations, Halifax-based environmental and geotechnical engineering firm Jacques Whitford has inked a $40-million outsourcing deal with ICT provider Bell Aliant.Bell's business-solutions provider

Published on: December 14th, 2006 Briony Smith

Palm and Microsoft: Once rivals, now partners

TORONTO - Palm said that with the launch of its latest smart phone last month, the Treo 700wx, it wants to provide business customers with more choice: either the Palm or Microsoft OS.Previous

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Deal isn’t about the customer

At the heart of most businesses lies a mish-mash of different technologies through which information - the life-blood of modern business - courses. But when those technologies don't connect into each other, businesses

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Microsoft partners with Novell on open source

Microsoft and Novell announced a partnership whereby users of Novell's Suse Linux operating system and Windows will be able to more easily manage virtualized IT environments.In a Webcast, executives from both firms said

Published on: December 7th, 2006 Shane Schick

At your server

Choosing a server is no an easy task. There are almost limitless possibilities, and your requirements could lean toward basic, or more sophisticated technologies. Plus, you should always buy something that will give

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Novell to extend ZenWorks platform

Novell on Tuesday tried to take the momentum behind its recent partnership with Microsoft around platform interoperability and extend it from the operating system to the system management  level.The company announced four additions

Published on: November 28th, 2006 Shane Schick

Microsoft ups the piracy ante

In a world with zero-day attacks, phishing and pharming, the lives of sys admins using Microsoft technology just got a little more complicated - at least if they're planning to adopt Microsoft Vista

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Symantec, Microsoft at loggerheads over Vista security

Symantec said Microsoft is keeping it and other vendors away from the very part of the operating system that is central to its strategy to protect users from malicious attacks.Windows Vista includes several

Published on: August 22nd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Microsoft spells out modelling standard

Building on its work with its System Definition Model, Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday a joint-vendor initiative that resulted in the publication of a new specification that will make it easier for businesses to

Published on: August 1st, 2006 Sarah Lysecki